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Silicon Prairie News

PrairieCast is a live podcast, recorded weekly, that features round table-style discussion of the top issues in startup culture and technology from across the Silicon Prairie region. Co-hosts Andy Brudtkuhl of 48Web and Geoff Wood of Silicon Prairie News are joined by a diversified group of entrepreneurs and others making an impact in the startup community.

Archived from iTunes at https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/prairiecast/id461865133. Items in this collection are restricted.

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Jan 10, 2012 Silicon Prairie News
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Jan 4, 2012 Silicon Prairie News
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Show notes   We had a full house this week on PrairieCast with Lava Row's Nathan T. Wright and Startup City Des Moines' Tej Dhawan in studio and our own Danny Schreiber on Skype.   We took a look back at both the top posts of 2011 as well as the most popular ones and gave our predictions on what will come to be in 2012.   While you're watching the show, take a quick trip over to the PrairieCast facebook page and give us a "like" at facebook.com/prairiecast.   Next week of...
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Dec 20, 2011 Silicon Prairie News
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Dec 14, 2011 Silicon Prairie News
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Dec 7, 2011 Silicon Prairie News
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Untitled This week we introduce three things on the show: a new sponsor (Delta Dental of Iowa), a branded pre-roll "stinger" (introduction to the show) and new lower thirds (that image at the bottom of the video with our names). PrairieCast is growing up! We discussed Dwolla's decision to cut fees on transactions less than $10, the Silicon Prairie News mention in the Steve Jobs biography, the question of the #2 startup in Des Moines, last weekend's Barcamp Des Moines, and the Kauffman...
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Nov 29, 2011 Silicon Prairie News
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Untitled Not one, not two, but three guests on this week's PrairieCast. When he heard that the "stop online piracy act" (SOPA) was on our discussion list for the week, BrownWinick's own Drew Larson couldn't wait to drop his knowledge of the subject on our audience. Actually, that's not true. After learning that Larson was planning a seminar to address the topic later this week, I asked him (on way late notice) to sit in with previously scheduled guests Sam DuRegger of Charming Beard...
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Nov 22, 2011 Silicon Prairie News
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PC63 Lava Row's Nathan T. Wright and Startup City's Tej Dhawan are back for this week's PrairieCast where we talk about Des Moines' Startup Job Crawl, Bo Fishback on the Cover of Entrepreneur magazine, tech blogger turnover, Ben Milne's national TV debut and the unfortunate state of health insurance for startup companies.
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Nov 15, 2011 Silicon Prairie News
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Our guests for this episode where Emma Peterson of Tikly and the Des Moines Register's Adam Belz. Our discussion centered on lots of events like Startup Weekend Kansas City and the winner Horsebot3k, the upcoming Barcamp Des Moines and tonight's Startup Job Crawl. We talked about Dwolla's recent national attention and made some guesses as to their announcements coming next month.
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Nov 8, 2011 Silicon Prairie News
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Three firsts in this week's episode: Sam DuRegger of Charming Beard Productions joins us as a guest, we celebrate a guest's birthday on the show, and the same guest makes a quick exit moments later (due to what turned out to be some first time pregnancy jitters - it happens to the best of us). It was a fun show and we discussed Scott Case's Startup America Challenge to the Silicon Prairie (and Andy Stoll's subsequent challenge to Louisiana), the newly minted Iowa Startup Alliance and the good...
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Nov 1, 2011 Silicon Prairie News
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After two weeks off for Thinc Iowa (me) and a new baby (Andy) we're back with episode 60 of your favorite weekly podcast: PrairieCast! During those two weeks of "down time" we came up with some new ideas for the show and we'll be rolling them out over the next several episodes.   Guests today: Nathan T Wright of Lava Row and Jordan Lampe of Dwolla. Hosts Geoff Wood of Silicon Prairie News and Andy Brudtkuhl of 48Web   Topics discussed: Thinc Iowa, Hudl, Silicon Sixth Avenue in Des...
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Oct 12, 2011 Silicon Prairie News
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This week on PrairieCast, Erin Ginkens from Entrepreneurial Technologies joined us in studio and Nick Seguin of the Kauffman Foundation skyped in admist the fun that is Chicago Ideas Week. We talk about several serious entrepreneurial topics and I get to drop at least one of my signature "Geoff Wood's Iowa Fun Facts".   Topics discussed Startup City Des Moines, Pinterest, Microsoft, Saatchi & Saatchi X, Thinc Iowa, Steve Jobs, Zaarly and Nebraska Global.
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Oct 4, 2011 Silicon Prairie News
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Fresh off his experience launching T8 Webware's new Grip product at at Finovate, the startup's CEO Wade Arnold joined us for this week's PrairieCast to talk about the growth of his company, their produt strategy, recruiting strategy (see that devs and data scientists - T8 is hiring now!) and, as always, the top current events around the Silicon Prairie.   Topics discussed: Thinc Iowa, T8 Webware, Grip, Locusic, Jeremie Miller, Singly, Startup Weekend Iowa City, Startup Weekend Columbia,...
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Sep 29, 2011 Silicon Prairie News
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This week on PrairieCast we turn the model on it's side! Andy and our guest Tej Dwahan of Startup City Des Moines are live in our studio in the Midland Building and I join via skype from the Kauffman Foundation's headquarters in Kansas City. Dwahan's incubator project is close to launching and he shared lots of details on what they have in store.   Additionally, we're giving away two tickets to Startup Weekend Iowa City this weekend! The person who won the live show giveaway can't make so two...
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Sep 22, 2011 Silicon Prairie News
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This week our guest on PrairieCast is Brian Hemesath the Des Moines-based serial entrepreneur who has founded five companies including Catchwind, VolunteerLocal and Notifyworks. Hemesath previewed his BIZ Luncheon Series presentation on lessons learned while bootstrapping his startups.   Stay tuned here at Silicon Prairie News to see video of that presentation in full soon.   Stories discussed: Startup Weekend Omaha, Your Happy Plate, H&R Block, UMKC, Gigabit Challenge, Startup City Des...
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Sep 14, 2011 Silicon Prairie News
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  This week on PrairieCast our guest is David Graff, CEO and co-founder of Hudl, the Lincoln-based sports technology venture that now provides video software to more than one third of all high school sports teams in the US. Graff is one of our most anticipated guests for the show and we took advantage of his time with us to discuss everything from financing to scalability to standing on the sidelines in the NCAA National Championship football game.   We had some fun, too, discussing the size...
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Sep 7, 2011 Silicon Prairie News
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  This week on PrairieCast our guest was Ben Milne, CEO and cofounder of Dwolla, who made his down the stair of the Midland Building to join us for the third time on the show. We talked about Dwolla's latest technology releases and Milne's upcoming travels to conference in Europe before launching into the news of the week. We also debuted a new segment "Looking Forward" at the best events in the region over the week ahead.   One other thing, BrownWinick graciously offered to let us...
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Aug 31, 2011 Silicon Prairie News
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About Creator: SPN Created: August 31, 2011 Description Just hours after the announcement that Brittany Mascio was joining the Silicon Prairie News team full time, she joined me, Andy and Justin Schoen of eComegy for this week's PrairieCast. Copanies discussed: Dwolla, Vault Coworking, Meso Coworking, Hudl, Cramer Dev.
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Aug 23, 2011 Silicon Prairie News
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Always planning ahead, Andy prepared our 52nd episode since I was scheduled to spend the week across the street as a dutiful juror at the Polk County Courthouse. However, the trial wrapped a good 20 minutes before showtime, so I jumped in the second chair to join guests Norah Carroll of Lava Row and Mike Colwell of theBIZCI and StartupModels.com. Discussed: SXSW, Tom Chapman, WIllis Jackson, Pongr, Stork.ly and Fampus
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Aug 16, 2011 Silicon Prairie News
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This week West Des Moines attorney Rush Nigut, founder of NotifyWorks joined us in studio and Michael Stacy, Silicon Prairie News editor, skyped in from Omaha. We also put out an offer to startups far and wide to drop off their swag for the PrairieCast set. If you have something fun or funky (nothing with real value, please) that represents your startup and you're willing to donate the show let us know or drop it by the Midland Building. Discussed: Dream Big Des Moines contest, Thinc Iowa,...
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Aug 9, 2011 Silicon Prairie News
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For our 50th birthday episode we decided to push the envelope and try two guests in studio for the first time.Jake Kerber, CEO of Locusic, and Chris Conetzkey, editor of the Des Moines Business Record, both joined us as PrairieCast newbies for a great discussion. Discussed: Business Record look at entrepreneurs, continuing the discussion of starting a business in Iowa, Tippie MBA at University of Iowa, Megabus, Lucky Monkey, SkyVu
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Aug 3, 2011 Silicon Prairie News
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We had a few technical issues getting the podcast running this week, and the first few minutes are missing from the archive above. We pressed on undeterred and had a great conversation with Josh Fleming ofLessing-Flynn and VineMe as well as old favorite Danny Schreiber, managing editor of Silicon Prairie News. Discussed: Battle of the Brands, Bitcoin, Dwolla, CaseSimple, Tom Chapman, Nebraska Global, Fat Brain Toys, and the Gigabit Challenge.
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Jul 26, 2011 Silicon Prairie News
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Our guest this week on PrairieCast was Willis Jackson, the other part of SPN's contributer team in Kansas City. We talk with Willis about his new startup, ShownHome, his role as contributor Silicon Prairie Startup Digest, and the other current news out of the Kansas City community. Discussed: Dwolla, Google Transit, Don't Panic Labs, Torsion Mobile and Golf Status.
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Jul 19, 2011 Silicon Prairie News
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This week on PrairieCast, we had Nate Becker from SHift and Uppward – in town for the week from Brooklyn, New York – as our first in-studio guest in the new configuration for the show.   Additionally, Danny Schreiber, Silicon Prairie News's managing editor Skyped in from Omaha. Discussed: Silicon Prairie News Feedback list, starting a business in Iowa, Adam Coomes, Zaarly, 9 Blue Labs, and Syncbak.
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Jul 12, 2011 Silicon Prairie News
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Jul 5, 2011 Silicon Prairie News
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Jun 28, 2011 Silicon Prairie News
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Jun 21, 2011 Silicon Prairie News
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Jun 14, 2011 Silicon Prairie News
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